Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Collection Survey

Okahu Bay - Okahu Bay South East End

19 May 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Shelley Butt

Overview

B

4

5.8

5.3

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

206

Products

329

836

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 230 115
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing line 4 1
Food containers 2 1
Food wrappers 11 2
Gardening & farming related 1 2
Pens 1 3
Plastic sheeting 2 2
Rope 13 31
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Plastic bags 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 1
Cable ties & zip ties 8 7
Clothes pegs 1 1
Medical waste 1 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 21 4
Strapping bands & tape 15 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 97 23
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 34 3
Toys, sport, & recreation 7 15
Plastic vehicle parts 1 4
Mesh bags 1 1
Other Plastic 6 1
Glass & Ceramic 30 135
Glass or ceramic fragments 30 135
Cloth 29 213
Carpet & furnishing 6 101
Rope, line or string (natural) 10 3
Other cloth 13 109
Metal 9 22
Foil wrappers 6 3
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 2 18
Wood 9 330
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 319
Corks 1 11
Other 9 9
Boat parts 1 9
Sanitary items 8 N/A
Foamed Plastic 8 3
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Other Foamed Plastic 5 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Rubber 5 9
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 2
Other Rubber 1 6
Rubber bands 2 1
Materials
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